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Title: Knowledge-based or knower-based?
Authors: Eickemeyer, M.W.L. 
Issue Date: 2001
Citation: Eickemeyer, M.W.L. (2001). Knowledge-based or knower-based?. Singapore Economic Review 46 (1) : 1-16. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.
Abstract: This paper analyses the concept of a knowledge-based society. It suggests that certain important features of a knowledge-based society are better understood by appealing to the notion of a knower-based society, and discusses some implications following from this. One point highlighted is that the existence of a knowledge-based society would exert pressure on the need to define the ethical challenges of such a society. It is proposed that some of the most pressing issues in the knowledge-based era, such as those revolving around the production and dissemination of knowledge, actually go hand-in-hand with questions of value.
Source Title: Singapore Economic Review
ISSN: 02175908
DOI: 10.1142/S0217590801000206
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